Tag: National Heroes Day

Coat of Arms pioneers honoured

Coat of Arms pioneers honoured

| 28/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): At the National Heroes Day celebration held Monday, 28 January, 54 honours were bestowed to the vestrymen and justices of the peace who were instrumental in the creation of the Cayman Islands’ Coat of Arms. The dignitaries attending the event, held in Heroes Square in George Town, included Governor Martyn Roper, Premier […]

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National Heroes Day programme set

National Heroes Day programme set

| 21/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Details have been released for the upcoming National Heroes Day celebration, at which pioneers who contributed to the creation of the Cayman Islands’ Coat of Arms will be honoured. In addition to recognising the vestrymen and justices of the peace who were instrumental to getting the Coat of Arms in place, organisations […]

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Coat of Arms ‘heroes’ set to be celebrated

Coat of Arms ‘heroes’ set to be celebrated

| 08/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Vestrymen and Justices of the Peace who were instrumental in getting into place the Coat of Arms for the Cayman Islands will be honoured at the 2019 Heroes Day celebrations, set for Monday, 28 January. The theme for this year’s event is “Celebrating the Creation of our Coat of Arms”, replacing “Pioneers […]

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Heroes Day to celebrate Coat of Arms

Heroes Day to celebrate Coat of Arms

| 29/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Vestrymen and Justices of the Peace who were instrumental in getting into place the Coat of Arms for the Cayman Islands will be honoured at the 2019 Heroes Day. The Cayman Islands is in the midst of the Celebrate Cayman initiative, which recognises the 14 May 1958 conferral of the Cayman Islands’ […]

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Sports pioneers celebrated on National Heroes Day

Sports pioneers celebrated on National Heroes Day

| 23/01/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A total of 316 honours were bestowed on pioneers in sports at the National Heroes Day 2018 celebrations yesterday, including nine “Early Pioneers”, 79 “Pioneers” and 26 “Emerging Pioneers; 168 were given “Long Service Certificates” and 34 were placed on the “Memorial Scroll”. Two people, a Department of Environment conservation officer and […]

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Nominations open for sports heroes

Nominations open for sports heroes

| 31/08/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Nominations open 1 September 2017 for the 2018 National Heroes Day, which will focus on sports. Members of the public are invited to nominate people in the community who have made outstanding contributions to sports in the Cayman Islands. In addition to Caymanian candidates, the nominations committee will consider non-Caymanians once there […]

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Government turns to sports for newest heroes

Government turns to sports for newest heroes

| 14/08/2017 | 8 Comments

The government is looking to give out its next batch of local gongs to sports women and men who have excelled in their fields. The 2018 National Heroes Day is still more than five months away but the nominations committee has already held their first meeting and begun planning the annual national event. The committee, […]

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Tourism pioneers to be lauded

Tourism pioneers to be lauded

| 20/01/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands will honour pioneers in tourism at the annual National Heroes Day celebration, on Monday, 23 January at Heroes Square in George Town. “On this day, we will come together to pay tribute to the accomplishments and contributions of our tourism pioneers who helped to put the Cayman Islands on […]

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Deadline nears to nominate tourism heroes

Deadline nears to nominate tourism heroes

| 23/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The nomination period for National Heroes Day 2017 is drawing to a close, with the public asked to submit names of tourism pioneers by 30 September. Leaders from the Ministries of Culture and Tourism are encouraging all community members to put forward names for consideration before the deadline. This year’s tourism theme […]

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Time to nominate tourism heroes

Time to nominate tourism heroes

| 02/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The culture and tourism ministries this week officially launched the nomination period for pioneering and long-service individuals to be recognised at National Heroes Day 2017. The annual event, set for 23 January, will pay tribute to pioneers in tourism and honour individuals who have made significant contributions to the past and on-going development of […]

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